1 Helicobacter pylori (H.pylori image courtesy of www.hpylori.com.au). What are the indications for the C14 Urea breath test?
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The urea breath test is a rapid diagnostic procedure used to identify infections by Helicobacter pylori, a spiral bacterium implicated in gastritis, gastric ulcer, and peptic ulcer disease. It is based upon the ability of H. pylori to convert urea to ammonia and carbon dioxide.
The urea breath test is a procedure used to diagnose Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a bacteria that can cause ulcers, inflammation, and atrophy of the stomach. Learn about the procedure and preparation involved in the H. pylori urea breath test.
Helicobacter pylori tests are used to detect a Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection in the stomach and upper part of the small intestine (duodenum).
Accurate, non-radioactive point-of-care breath tests for Helicobacter pylori.
Breath Test For Helicobacter Pylori: Diagnostic Tests. The H. pylori breath test is a simple and safe test used to detect an active H. pylori infection. Patient Education 216.444.3771.
Urea Breath Test for H. pylori (Helicobacter pylori). The breath test to identify the presence/absence of active H. pylori bacteria is very simple. Following a period of fasting, the patient ingests a small tablet that contains C14 urea.
Test ID: UBT Helicobacter pylori Breath Test.
H. pylori Breath Test (Ubit). You have been scheduled to have an H. pylori breath test, which is a simple test to detect the presence of the Helicobacter pylori bacteria (H. pylori) in your GI system.